Jacqueline Barnett, Ph.D.

Jacqueline Barnett, Ph.D.Dr Barnett has over 30 years of experience in evaluation and treatment of various psychological conditions.

Her services include evaluation and treatment of the following:

  • Attention Deficit Disorder
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders and co-occurring Disorders
  • Child Attachement issues
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Adjustment difficulties, Grieving
  • Marital/ relationship confilcts – Couples Therapy

Accepted insurances: Aetna, Atlantis, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Anthem BS, Cigna, GHI-HIP-Emblem Health, Healthnet, Oxford, United Healthcare

self pay fee for uninsured: $125 per 1 hour session


Child psychology appointments: Upper East Side: Saturdays 3 pm – 8 pm
Adult psychology appointments: Columbus Circle: Fridays 7:30pm – 10pm, Sundays 3pm – 8pm

Educational background:

  • Bronx High School of Science
  • Bachelor of Art, New York University, College of Arts and Science
  • Master of Science, New York University, Graduate School of Arts and Science
  • Ph.D., Cognitive Neuroscience (“Experimental Neurocognition”)-Clinical Psychology
  • Washington Square Institute for Psychotherapy and Mental Health, Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy track, certificate program
  • Postdoctoral fellowship, Autism and Developmental Disabilities, New York State OMRDD, New York University Medical Center-Bellevue Hospital Center


  • Confluence of cognitive factors and personality dynamics developing leadership.
  • Chromosomal translocations and deletion errors expressing neurodevelopmental delay and theircognitive markers.
  • Early psychosis, structural brain changes, neurological signs, and executive/memory impairments genomics.
  • Neuromodulatory agents involved in affiliation, bonding, social perception, and intentionality: hormonal cofactors in attachment disorders.
  • Neuroprotective and plasticity enhancement interventions in chronic schizophrenia and in prodromal or early detections of basal forebrain and temporal-hippocampal networks acquired injury / deteriorative conditions.
  • Behavior change in limbic system drive-incentive dysmodulation and affective correlates mediating drug tolerance and dependence.
  • Cognitive remediation protocol design individualized to executive, attention, and spatial integration deficits secondary to traumatic brain injury, mild cognitive impairment with age, and difficulties affecting attention-working memory in epilepsy.
  • Psychotherapy attuned to early adversity and impoverishment, individualized to young children, adolescents, adults, couples, and older individuals.
  • Inhibition and conformity as factors mediating interpersonal discord.
  • Pathogeneses occurring during pregnancy and birth as etiologic to autism, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and obsessive-compulsive disorder.